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Dallas-area Members of Congress Get Gun Lobby Money, But Probably Not as Much as You’d Expect

Source: Slate

Slate and the New America Foundation have put together an interactive map of all House of Representatives members, color-coded to represent the amount of money each rep took from the gun lobby in the last election. As for Dallas-area reps:

- Sam Johnson (3rd District), $4,000
– Ralph Hall (4th District), $1,000
– Jeb Hensarling (5th District), $6,500
– Joe Barton (6th District) $0
– Kay Granger (12th District), $9,700
– Mac Thornberry (13th District) $5,400
– Kenny Marchant (24th District), $2,500
– Eddie Johnson (30th District), $0
– Pete Sessions (32nd District), $7,950
– Marc Veasey (33rd District), $0

If you take a look at the Slate map, none of the Dallas-Fort Worth area reps come close to the highest amount of gun-lobby cash. In Texas, that would go to Steve Stockman (36th District), who hauled in $19,449. And that amount looks like peanuts compared to the top two: John Boehner ($48,575) and Michelle Bachmann ($28,822).